Posted by Andrea
on November 12, 2000 at 10:52:20:
In Reply to: Re: high blood pressure /sleeping posted by heather on November 08, 2000 at 17:44:22:
: : Do you drink alcohol in the evening? - I'm willing to bet this is effectively related to your bodies reaction to alcohol - a sort of withdrawal.
: How are you checking it during sleep???
You may have sleep apnea (breathing stops for seconds or longer) which I am told might be the cause of high blood pressure that does not respond to medication. My husband is scheduled for a sleep test in January to determine if this is the cause of his hbp.